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NGX All-Share Index extends gains, up 0.06%

by Business News Report

Today, the Lagos bourse extended gains for the second consecutive session as the benchmark Index ended 0.06% stronger to close at 54,936.11 points. Gains in GTCO (+2.44%), FBNH (+0.46%) and FIDELITY (+1.35%) outweighed losses in ZENITHBANK (-0.20%), UCAP (-2.46%) and WEMABANK (-1.23%). Consequently, the ASI year-to-date (YTD) rose to 7.19%, while market capitalization increased by ₦17.13bn to close at ₦29.93trn.

Analysis of today’s market activities showed trade turnover settled lower relative to the previous session, with the value of transactions down by 16.15%. A total of 134.15m shares valued at ₦1.33bn were exchanged in 2,479 deals. TRANSCORP (+1.56%) led the volume chart with 28.12m units while GTCO (+2.44%) led the value chart in deals worth ₦336.90m.

Market breadth closed negative at a 1.25-to-1 ratio with declining issues outnumbering advancing ones. FTNCOCOA (-6.90%) topped nine (9) others on the laggard’s log, while WAPIC (+2.44%) led seven (7) others on the leader’s table.

Find below key highlights of market activities

IndicatorsCurrentChange (%)YTD
All-Share Index54,936.110.067.19
Market Cap. (₦ ‘trillion)29.930.067.21
Volume (millions)134.155.01
Value (₦ ‘billion)1.33-16.15

Dividend Information for 2023

CompanyDividend (Bonus)Closure DatePayment Date
BUACEMENT₦2.80  (final)11-Aug-2324-Aug-23
STANBIC₦2.00  (final)12-Apr-2326-May-23
NESTLE₦36.50  (final)28-Apr-2318-May-23
SEPLAT$0.075 (final)19-Apr-2310-May-23
WAPCO₦2.00 (final)11-Apr-2328-Apr-23
NB₦1.03 (final)17-Mar-2326-Apr-23
DANGCEM₦20.00  (final)31-Mar-2324-Apr-23
MTNN₦10.00  (final)28-Mar-2320-Apr-23
DANGSUGAR₦1.50  (final)27-Mar-2315-Apr-23
GEREGU₦8.00  (final)28-Feb-2329-Mar-23

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